In a complete sentence, post the topic you'd like to write on for your persuasive paper.  Remember, this will be turned into a persuasive speech as well.

Please look at the topics of others from your class period BEFORE you post.  If 4 other students from your class have already chosen your topic, you MUST choose another one.

If your topic is not on our approved list, it MUST be approved by Mrs. Peko verbally in class before you can write on it.
 
 
Our vocabulary blog word this week is stoic.

Stoic, an adjective, means "NOT affected by or showing passion or feeling
Merriam-Webster

(See the right sidebar that details how and what to post.)

 

    STOP!  DO NOT POST FROM A MOBILE DEVICE!!! (including a phone, iPod, or video game)

    Mrs. Peko

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    B L O G Protocol:

    When you are commenting, use your initials and your ENGLISH period. Do NOT write your name. You do not need to enter an e-mail address or a website either. Leave those spaces blank.

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    : Anything you post here can be seen by the public.  Be appropriate and do NOT post any private information. I will have final say as to what gets posted and what doesn't.

    YOU MAY NOT POST DURING A TEACHER'S INSTRUCTIONAL TIME.  YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE FULL CREDIT IF YOU POST DURING CLASS (especially media center).

    THESE POSTS WILL BE GRADED.  Use correct spelling, grammar, punctuation, etc. Leave your post before the given due date and time.
    VOCABULARY B L O G options:

    Choose ONE of the following options:
    1.) Use the vocabulary word in a unique sentence created by you AND explain why the word makes sense in that context.

    2.) Find the etymology of the word [its language of origin, any foreign roots, etc.]  Please list your source by either linking the website or listing the book source.  YOU CANNOT USE A SOURCE ONCE SOMEONE ELSE HAS POSTED IT!  Also, please explain the roots, don't just list them.

    3.) Give an example of where you've heard this in real life [on TV, in your reading, in conversation] AND explain why the word makes sense in that context.

    4.) Post a link to a website where you find information about the word AND explain why the word makes sense in that context. [Make sure it's appropriate to share. It can NOT be a dictionary site or a Wikipedia site.]



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